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National Portrait Week Awards 2015

Congratulations to Nicola Webster AIPPA who won the overall IPPA National Portrait Week Award 2015.
The NPW 2015 Awards, sponsored by Canon, took place in the Mansion House, Dublin on June 2nd.    
Nicola's image was taken during the charitable initiative for this year's National Portrait Week campaign which raised funds for LauraLynn.
The runners up were Michelle O'Sullivan LIPPA and John McMahon LIPPA                                                                           
A selection of images from this year's awards can be viewed at:

National Portrait Week Awards 2015

This year IPPA members raised €36,000 for LauraLynn.  To date over €500,000 has been raised for charity by members of the public donating €25 in exchange for a professional portrait experience.  IPPA members give their time each year to this initiative and 100% of the proceeds go to charity. 
Image Copyright Nicola Webster AIPPA

National Portrait Week 2015

 TV Presenter Lucy Kennedy with her children Jack (5) and Holly (2 1/2) launched IPPA National Portrait Week 2015 in association with Canon Ireland and in aid of LauraLynn, Ireland's Children's Hospice.
Members of the public can have a professional portrait taken for a donation to LauraLynn of only €25. Visit www.npd.ie for a list of participating IPPA photographers.

The 2015 IPPA Photographer of the Year is Michael McLaughlin

Congratulations to the 2015 IPPA Photographer of the Year 
Michael McLaughlin     


View gallery of all the award winning images